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Democrats ask Trump administration to consult on refugee decision

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WASHINGTON/NEW YORK - Two high-ranking Democrats in the U.S. Senate asked the Trump administration on Wednesday to provide information on any plans to cut refugee admissions to historically low levels, saying Congress had not yet been consulted as required by law.
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Bernie Sanders just released a powerful ad for his healthcare plan featuring Obama, John F. Kennedy, and Franklin Roosevelt

Bernie Sanders just released a powerful ad for his healthcare plan featuring Obama, John F. Kennedy, and Franklin Roosevelt

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Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont unveiled an ad pushing his new single-payer healthcare plan on Wednesday, using imagery and quotes from past Democratic presidents to sell the plan.
The video features former Presidents Barack Obama, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, and Franklin Roosevelt in addition to a handful of the 16 Democratic senators who are cosponsoring the bill.
"So I ask you to work with us at the grassroots level," Sanders says in the nearly three-minute ad. "Speak to your neighbors. Speak to your coworkers. Let us go forward and finally do what this country should have done a...
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Bernie Sanders's 'Medicare for All' Plan Can't Work, and Here's Why

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Single-payer fever is sweeping the Democratic Party, but many are resisting-and for good reasons.
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Bernie Sanders Introduces 'Medicare-For-All' Health Bill

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Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., introduced a bill Wednesday that would create a Medicare-for-all public health system. A number of Democrats signed on to co-sponsor the bill, showing that the party may be embracing that position more firmly.
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Why Bernie Sanders' Single-Payer Health Care Plan Failed In Vermont

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NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to Linda Blumberg of the Urban Institute about why Vermont was unable to establish a single-payer health care system.
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Democratic leaders are keeping their distance from Bernie Sanders' radical new healthcare plan

Democratic leaders are keeping their distance from Bernie Sanders' radical new healthcare plan

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WASHINGTON - Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont unveiled his "Medicare-for-all" healthcare plan Wednesday, alongside more than a dozen Democratic colleagues, including several potential 2020 presidential hopefuls.
Absent from Sanders' policy proposal that has been long-relegated to the fringe of the Democratic Party were members of the Democratic leadership, many of whom have kept their distance from the healthcare overhaul.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer declined to endorse Sanders' plan during a press conference on Tuesday, noting that "there are are many different bills out there...
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Michael Flynn made a move that indicates he may soon cooperate with Mueller

Michael Flynn made a move that indicates he may soon cooperate with Mueller

Former national security adviser Mike Flynn may be cooperating or negotiating with prosecutors after Flynn's legal team reportedly told President Donald Trump's counsel that... Read more ...

Rep. Joe Barton's Explicit Photo Leak Could Be Revenge Porn

Rep. Joe Barton's Explicit Photo Leak Could Be Revenge Porn

The Texas Republican's sexts don't appear to be non-consensual, though posting them online certainly was. Read more ...

Michael Flynn May Be Cooperating With Robert Mueller's Russia Probe: Report

Michael Flynn May Be Cooperating With Robert Mueller's Russia Probe: Report

The former national security adviser could be trying to negotiate a deal with the special counsel. Read more ...

Trump Wine: Local Promotion Or Presidential Product Placement?

Trump Wine: Local Promotion Or Presidential Product Placement?

Ninety miles west of the White House, the National Park Service was selling Trump Wine at Shenandoah National Park - raising questions about Park Service rules and presidential... Read more ...

Trump To Troops On Thanksgiving: 'You're Fighting For Something Good'

Trump To Troops On Thanksgiving: 'You're Fighting For Something Good'

The president also said multiple times that the U.S. armed forces were better off under his leadership than under the Obama administration. Read more ...

Texas Woman Charged With Mailing Explosives To State's Governor And Obama

Texas Woman Charged With Mailing Explosives To State's Governor And Obama

A 46-year-old woman in Texas has been charged with mailing explosives to Gov. Greg Abbott and then-President Obama. Authorities say the devices could have seriously injured or... Read more ...

Trump's Thanksgiving Tweet: US 'Starting to Do Really Well'

Trump's Thanksgiving Tweet: US 'Starting to Do Really Well'

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump kicked off their Thanksgiving celebration by visiting a Coast Guard station in Riviera Beach, Fla., on Thursday, the AP... Read more ...

Trump congratulates troops on military progress and touts stock market...

Trump congratulates troops on military progress and touts stock market performance: 'You're fighting for something real'

President Donald Trump has expressed Thanksgiving Day gratitude to members of the armed forces and assured them that they would return to a healthier economy when they come... Read more ...

Trump wishes the media a happy Thanksgiving, tells them: 'You're fired'

Trump wishes the media a happy Thanksgiving, tells them: 'You're fired'

On Thanksgiving, President Donald Trump jokingly said to the media gathered at his Mar-a-Lago resort, "You're fired." Trump was speaking to members of the military via... Read more ...

Cat hair helps catch would-be Obama bomber

Cat hair helps catch would-be Obama bomber

Julia Poff, 46, mailed the explosives to those three officials in October 2016, according to indictments. Read more ...